First Horizon Receives Two National Employer Of Choice Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has received two more national employer of choice awards. For the 18 th consecutive year First Horizon earned a spot on Working Mother magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies for working mothers. And the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption once again honored First Horizon with a spot on its list of best adoption-friendly workplaces.

"The skills and experiences of a diverse workforce make First Horizon a better company for our customers, our shareholders and our employees," said John Daniel, head of human resources for First Horizon. "We work hard to provide the tools and benefits to help our employees balance their work and family lives so they can give our customers unparalleled service. We're honored that Working Mother and the Dave Thomas Foundation continue to recognize our efforts to be an employer of choice."

Working Mother recognized companies for their progressive workplace programs, including child care, flexibility, advancement and paid family leave. Rankings for the best adoption-friendly workplaces were based on benefits available to employees who adopt, such as financial reimbursement and paid leave.

About First Horizon

The 4,600 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 170 bank locations in and around Tennessee and 18 FTN Financial Group offices in the U.S. and abroad. First Tennessee Bank has the leading combined market deposit share in the counties where it does business and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. FHN has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by AARP and Working Mother magazines. More information is available at .

CONTACT: Jack Bradley, (901)523-4813         John Daniel, (901)523-5192

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